The Presidency of the 1970's Author:R Gordon Hoxie The proceedings of the April 1970 Montauk Symposium were published as the volume, The White House: Organization and Operations. Here is that volume's worthy sequel, based upon the Second Montauk Symposium, held 19 months later. — Here for the first time are the views of 41 participants in that second symposium, members of the present and former a... more »dministrations, editors, and scholars. They speak in candor, and searchingly, from their experience and study.
In their analyses of where we are, how we got here, and where we are going, the relations between foreign and domestic policy and the machinery for decision-making in both areas are discussed. The historic changes in national security policy are delineated. The Nixon Doctrine, the National Security Council, the Departments of State and Defense, Vietnam, relations with Britain, China, Japan, and the Soviet Union are examined. New insights on summit diplomacy find focus.« less